Saturday, 12 August 2017

60163 Tornado



The Walton Pier Express aka 60163 Tornado steaming past Weeley village on it's journey to Walton on the Naze for the day.

Follow the link 60163 Tornado to find out more about this beautiful steam train and the work that has gone into putting her on the tracks.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Before and after photo manipulation

clacton on sea, the towers, photoshop manipulation, derek anson, photographer, essex, colour image, sea front,
The Towers - Before

clacton on sea, the towers, photoshop manipulation, derek anson, photographer, essex, black and white, monochrome,

The Towers - After


The Towers at Clacton on Sea, a 'before and after' the scenario of what if The Towers were just left to the elements, an exercise to brush up on my photo editing skills.












Monday, 26 June 2017

Eden Grey poster.



Film Poster for "Eden Grey"

It was great to be a part of the new film "Eden Grey" written and directed by Tyrone Samuels.

Friday, 9 June 2017

Batemans Tower before the storm.

Batemans Tower, seaside, Derek Anson, essex, photographer, photography,storm clouds, railings, beach huts, Batemans Tower before the storm,

Batemans Tower moments before the storm arrived.
I know Bateman's Tower has been photographed to death but I could not resist the incoming tide and stormy sky. Leica M (Typ 262) + 50mm Summicron
Raw converter + contrast + sharpening + monochrome = Aperture.
White border - Photoshop.

Monday, 15 May 2017

Last Image - Kidby Nurseries.

Delta 400, Hasselblad 503cx, Carl Zeiss 50mm f.4 Distagon lens, Canadian Film Lab, Aperture, Kidby Nurseries, rural decline, Essex, Derek Anson,


This is the last image taken by me of Kidby Nurseries and is the last in the series.
The gentleman seen in the image is the current owner, the nurseries have been in the same family for over one hundred years and is now awaiting development into a small housing estate.
Taken on Delta 400 black and white film with Hasselblad 503cx + Carl Zeiss 50mm f.4 Distagon lens, developed and scanned by Canadian Film Lab, contrast adjustment and cropping in Aperture.

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Lighthouses Dovercourt Essex.

Derek Anson, Kodak Portra 400, film, analogue, Hasselblad 503cx, 80mm Planer Lens, Canadian Film Lab, monochrome, Aperture, essex, photographer,


Dovercourt lighthouses photographed on Kodak Portra 400 with Hasselblad 503cx + 80mm Planer Lens, film developed and scanned by Canadian Film Lab, converted to monochrome in Aperture.

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Ready for development 02

decline, plant nursery, derelict, redevelopment, Essex, Derek Anson, photographer, black and white, monochrome, Leica, pano, stitched images,

Kidby Nursery or rather what's left of it waiting for the bulldozers.